In recent years in Kenya, the delay in rains has become a norm. (Photo/IHH/Flickr).

With 2.6 Million Facing Crisis Levels Of Food Insecurity, Why Kenya’s Seasonal Rains Keep Failing And What Needs To Be Done

The change in rainfall patterns has a huge impact on Kenya because 98% of the countrys agriculture is rain-fed. Agriculture also accounts for 70% of the workforce and about 25% of the annual GDP.


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Aerial view of Bargny, Senegal. Inhabitants say in the last couple of decades, the water eroded more than 200 meters of coast. (Photo/Vincent Tremeau/World Bank).

West Africa’s Coast Is Losing Over $3.8 Billion A Year To Erosion, Flooding And Pollution

West Africas coastal areas host about one third of the regions population and generate 56% of its GDP.


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With Over 10 Million Still Needing Assistance Every Day, The ‘Forgotten’ Lake Chad Crisis Gets A Shot In The Arm

More than $2 billion was pledged at the Lake Chad crisis, more than the $1.5 billion sought and three times the disappointing haul last year.


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Global Temperatures Need To Be Kept To 1.5℃ – Or Africa Could Just Get Roasted Down

Extreme heat events in Africa like the ones in 2015 and 2009/2010 might be reduced by 10% and 20% respectively under 1.5℃ of global warming level compared to under 2℃ level.


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Hydropower plays a big role electrifying many African countries. (Photo/Shutterstock).

Africa Is Building Power Dams Big Time, And Risks Being Punished Heavily For It Down The Line

Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam will have an installed generating capacity of 6000MW. This is similar in size to the worlds largest nuclear power station, Japans Kashiwazaki-Kariwa plant.